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The Saunemin, IL, Fire Protection District operates an Alexis custom pumper/tanker built on an HME 1871 MFDxL chassis powered by a 360-hp Cummins ISC engine with an Allison 3000EVS transmission. The apparatus features a 2.500-gallon poly water tank, 20-gallon foam tank, Waterous Aquis foam system, 1,500-gpm Waterous CXSC pump, Fireman’s Friend tank fills, Ziamatic electric folding tank rack, Task Force Tips Hurricane deck gun, Kussmaul 1200 Pump Plus battery charger/air compressor with Super Auto Eject, ROM rollup doors and Audiovox color backup camera.
The Union Volunteer Fire Department in Knox County, ME, responds with an American LaFrance pumper-tanker built on a Freightliner M2 112 chassis powered by a 410-hp Mercedes engine. Components include a 3,000-gallon poly tank, 10-inch Newtown dump valve, Hale Qpak100 pump, Harrison generator, ROM shutters and Kussmaul Auto Eject.
Photo by Dennis C. Sharpe
The North Grenville, Ontario, Fire Service has taken delivery of an Arnprior tandem tanker outfitted with a custom-made 2,500-gallon semi-elliptical aluminum tank, 475-hp International MaxxForce 13 engine, Allison 4500EVS-P transmission and Hale Qflo pump.
The Westwood Fire Company in Valley Township, PA, responds with a Braun Chief XL Type III ambulance built on a Ford E-450-G cab. It features a 305-hp Ford Triton, Ford TorqShift automatic overdrive transmission, Onspot automatic tire chains and Whelen LED warning lights. Photo by Joel Gebet
MASSACHUSETTS FIRE DISTRICT 7 in Auburn takes its fire-safety message to the community with a 17-foot BullEx Fire Safety Trailer. The mobile fire prevention trailer features interactive kitchen and bedroom emergency scenarios with an interactive CookTop, heated/smoking bedroom door prop, smoking outlet and E.D.I.T.H. window.
CET Fire Pumps designs, engineers, manufactures and delivers portable firefighting pumps, compressed-air foam systems (CAFS), skid units, foam trailers and wildland/urban interface (W/UI) brush firefighting vehicles. This recently delivered quick-attack vehicle showcases four separate CET products: polypropylene body, 80-cfm diesel CAFS, CAFS skid unit with 300-gallon polypropylene tank and complete glider-kit package for mounting to customer-supplied chassis.
The Mora, MN, Fire Department has placed in service a CustomFIRE interior top-mount pumper built on a Spartan Metro Star chassis with a 400-hp Cummins ISL9 engine. Components include a 1,500-gpm Waterous CSU pump, 1,200-gallon water tank, 20-gallon foam cell, FoamPro 2001 foam system, Fire Research PumpBoss pressure governor, Whelen LED Traffic Advisor, Whelen LED warning lights and 10-kilowatt Harrison generator.
Sayreville, NJ, Fire Department TAC 7 is a Custom Works specialty unit built on a Ford F750 chassis. Its duties include rapid intervention, rehab, decontamination and de-watering. The unit carries a 9,000-watt Will-Burt light tower, 35-kilowatt generator, 9,000-pound portable winch, backup camera, rehab awning and command post/rehab area. Photo by Ron Jeffers
The Milligan, NE, Fire Department responds with a Danko quick-attack flatbed apparatus built on a Ford F550 Super Duty 4x4 chassis. The unit is equipped with a 400-gallon water tank, 12-gallon foam cell, Waterous PB18-2515 direct-drive centrifugal pump powered by a V-twin Briggs and Stratton 18-hp engine, FoamPro 1601 foam system, Hannay electric booster reel with 100 feet of one-inch hose, Elkhart Sidewinder front monitor and Whelen LED lighting.
The Evergreen Volunteer Fire Department in Minden, LA, has placed in service a Darley Polyvision pumper tanker built on a Kenworth T370 chassis powered by a 380-hp Cummins ISC engine with an Allison 3000EVS transmission. Components include a 2,505-gallon water tank, 30-gallon foam tank, 1,500-gpm Darley Champion LDMBC pump, FoamPro 2001 foam system and Onan generator.